Watch Full Fight Video Highlights Of Shakur Stevenson Vs Jamel Herring WBO Super Featherweight championship fight on Saturday Night October 23rd at the grhjdjfn In Atlanta.
Shakur Stevenson retained his unbeaten record and became a two division champion while picking up the WBO super featherweight title with a stunning 10th round knockout victory over Jamel Herring (23-3, 11 KOs) in Atlanta.
Herring outboxed Stevenson in the opening round and took his dominance into the second round of the fight. But towards the end of the second round, Stevenson was beginning to connect more as he finally grew into the game.
By the third round, there was a swelling under Herrings eye as Stevenson kept having a better day as the rounds increased. Herring tried a new tactic in the fourth round, Tring to use pressure to force Stevenson into the back foot but Stevenson kept his jab pumping. In the fifth , Stevenson connected some big shots that definitely wobbled Herring all kept landing flush. Herring landed shots of his own and kept moving forward despite dominance from Stevenson.
Herring was stunned by another series of shots from Stevenson in the sixth with a few right hands. The swelling in his right eye kept growing. Stevenson was clearly dominant in the seventh and eighth round and out-landed Herring in the clinch.
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Herring got another cut on his right eyelid in the ninth round but there was little action between the two. The tenth round was the final round as, Stevenson was able to force a stoppage by pressuring Herring with punches till the referee couldn’t watch any longer and had no choice but to stop the fight.